Gladiator Mosaic from Kourion, Cyprus

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Carole Raddato
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published on 16 March 2019
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Mosaic depicting two gladiators in combat. Their names in Greek are listed above them: Margarites (left) and Hellenikos (right), late-3rd century CE. House of the Gladiators in Kourion, Cyprus.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, March 16). Gladiator Mosaic from Kourion, Cyprus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10221/gladiator-mosaic-from-kourion-cyprus/

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Raddato, Carole. "Gladiator Mosaic from Kourion, Cyprus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 16, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10221/gladiator-mosaic-from-kourion-cyprus/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Gladiator Mosaic from Kourion, Cyprus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 16 Mar 2019. Web. 24 Oct 2021.